House Oversight Committee - Product 201755-1-DVD- State Department Operations in Iraq - House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Secretary Rice testified about State Department operations in Iraq. Several members accused Secretary Rice of grossly mismanaging diplomatic efforts in Iraq and concealing information from Congress, saying that the department had been too lax with armed security contractors, ignored corruption at the highest levels of the Iraqi government and was sloppy in overseeing construction of the costly new U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. As some points she became frustrated, including during a tense exchange with Representative Peter Welch on whether Iraqi Prime Minister al-Maliki was corrupt for his insistence that Cabinet-level corruption investigations first receive his approval. Filmed by C-SPAN. Non-commercial use only. For more information see http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/201755-1
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